Call for Papers: SAHGB 2016 Annual Symposium
31 October 2015, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
"Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 2016 Annual Symposium
Saturday 21 May 2016
To be held at the Royal Institute of British Architects, London
"This annual symposium of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, held in partnership with the Royal Institute of British Architects, aims to explore the history of salaried official architects and their work - from Borough Surveyors to County, City or Chief Architects and others - including those in the state and public sectors, major companies and international corporations. Contributions are welcome which highlight individual careers, institutions, working methods, major buildings/projects, and the political and professional debates surrounding Official architecture in this country and beyond over the last two hundred years or more the better to understand this strand in the history of practice. Please send initial 300 word proposal, or enquiries, to the organiser, Dr. Julian Holder, at firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 October 2015. Review of papers will be finalised by December 31 2015. Papers should present original research and should be of 20 minutes in duration. Draft papers will be welcomed by 31 March 2016. Publication of suitable quality papers is envisaged. Speakers are not charged the Symposium fee and are invited to an informal dinner as guests of the Society the night preceding the Symposium. All other associated costs such as travel and accommodation must be met by the speakers."